Thales has been present in Italy since 1988 and now has 2800 employees in the country. Thales is operating in the security, transportation, aerospace, defence and space markets.
It offers technical solutions aimed to the air traffic management sector, with capabilities in landing, navigation and surveillance systems; to the defence sector, with capabilities in military communications and electronic warfare; to the transport sector, with capabilities in rail signalling and supervision solutions; to the security sector, with capabilities in protection and supervision of critical infrastructures and finally to the space sector, with capabilities in building systems and equipment for space telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, science, exploration and transport. To meet the needs of every customer, Thales in Italy boasts a solid portfolio of dual-use products and technologies, aimed at both civil and military markets.
 
COLLABORATIONS
Its strong talent for innovation is nurtured by numerous and profitable collaborations with the best Italian universities and research centres, allowing the Group to detect and anticipate the challenges of the market.

Key Figures

2300
Thales Alenia Space has 2300 employees in Italy
7
Sites in Italy (Florence, Rome, Chieti, Milan, Varese, L'Aquila and Turin)
500
Thales Italia has 500 employees

Activities

  • Aerospace in Italy
    Thales Italia develops and deploys air traffic security systems throughout Italy, supplying both domestic and export markets.
  • Defence in Italy
    Thales designs, supplies and installs infrastructural and tactical telecommunication systems & networks for the defence market.
  • Security in Italy
    Thales provides mission critical solutions and applications for assets and citizens security.
  • Space in Italy
    Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (67%) and Finmeccanica (33%), operates in Italy through Thales Alenia Space Italia, which has 2,300 employees at four plants, in Rome, Turin, L’Aquila and Milan.
  • Transportation in Italy
    Security systems, telecommunications, supervision, control & management information and signalling solutions for trains, trams and metros form the backbone for transport infrastructures are proposed by the Group in Italy.

36 matching job(s)

  • Acquisition Project Manager (APM)
    Regular Employment - Italie

    Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes.
    World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations. Together. Safer. Everywhere.

    Acquisition Project Manager (APM)

    Job Objective
    The APM is the Purchasing interface for specific Bid/Project/Product, as Operational Manager, working in strict cooperation with PM team, to cover the Bid, Project and/or Product needs in a specific Domain, supporting all activities for project operations in the Site, from the bid phase until the end of the warranty period.

    Key Responsibilities
    Serving the Domain Bids, Project, Products, Thales Italy APM for Revenue Collections Systems and Navaids (part of Air Traffic Management Business Line):
    • Is accountable for delivering overall purchasing performances, in accordance with Project or Product expectations, at the bid/projector product line level
    • Works in an integrated team with the BM/PM as unique interface for Purchasing activities
    • Collects, challenges and validates maturity and format of the inputs of purchase request/ schedule/ SOW/ specifications/ requirements/ budgets/ constraint…. etc.
    • Collects and adapts the Expression Of Need with stakeholders in order it can be understood by suppliers and allow RFQ innovative alternative
    • Distributes and monitors to family buyers their individual work packages for purchasing actions defines related objectives and drives and consolidates the feedback from family buyers
    • Defines and Implements Acquisition Plan with making synthesis between purchasing strategic input and projects’ requirements, in coordination with related stakeholders including APM / segment buyers/ Project team/ Bid Team/ Technical team/ Legal, Finance
    • Validates and communicates the purchasing commitments in both financial and non-financial (e.g. quality, qualification, performance…etc)
    • Defines the flow down of TC’s in conjunction with Legal and Contract Manager.
    • Analyzes and monitors risks and opportunities within bids and projects. A tool is used for capitalization at country level.
    • Participates to the supplier selection meetings (Purchase Vets), and is involved to measure and monitor continuous improvement with suppliers in coordination with Family buyers
    • Contributes to Make or Buy approach and defines the resulting acquisition plan
    • Consolidates purchasing forecast by Product under medium term plans
    • Defines purchasing performance targets for the Segments/Families
    • Operationally manages Bid/Project/Product purchasing officers
    Managing purchase contracts for the projects & operations in the site:
    • Bears Contract responsibilities for all suppliers contract
    • Implements and follows up purchase contracts securing quality and timely deliveries
    • Encourages cross-functional collaboration during design and validation
    • Ensures supplier compliance with commercial and technical requirements
    Developing supplier ‘best in class’ performance:
    • Commits to Purchasing performance (Total Cost of Ownership, Risks & Opportunities) in Bid and throughout the Project execution or the Products lifecycle.
    • Follows up in Project implementation supplier performance info transparency (delivery, quality, reliability) in link with family buyers
    • Shares cross-functional supplier performance in Bids/Projects inside the purchasing team (i.e. with relevant Family Buyers).
    • Contributes to Commodity and Family Buyers and the Purchasing Network in negotiations, claims and visits to Suppliers
    • Takes advantage and promotes with the BM/PM global suppliers as defined in the supplier strategy made in cooperation with the low cost country sourcing team and “Go to India”
    Managing cost reduction activities:
    • Systematically promotes competitive tendering to increase saving opportunities assuring flow down of Customer’s T&C involving relevant Family Buyer for Bid/Project Contract definition.
    • Is always focused on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) approach
    • Manages Project Material Estimate at Completion (EAC) incl. Risk & Opportunities
    • Is able to perform Value analysis and cost drivers identification
    Additionally to primary responsibility and according to the profile of the candidate, acting as Global APM for Navaids activities (part of Air Traffic Management Business Line) across the different Thales entities (Italy, Germany, USA). Responsibilities and role are:
    • Animate, chair regular meetings, and coordinate the APM’s network within Navaids Community.
    • For the Performance Plan of the Navaids Activities: define, implement, manage and report the Business Challenges related to the procurement activity for bids, projects and products
    • Contribute to BL SBP and MTIP strategic plans
    • Contribute and challenge Make/Team/buy decisions
    • Participate to the supplier selection meetings (Purchase Vets), and involve to measure and monitor continuous improvement with suppliers in coordination with Family buyers.
    • Ensure that any information from the Navaids activities is provided to the relevant Group Family Buyers to allow them any possible pooling per commodity with other projects
    • Attending all decision making committees at Navaids Management level

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    • University technical degree or equivalent through experience, complemented by a demonstrated track record of success
    • Proficiency in English. Nice to have: German & French
    • Available to travel frequently
    • 5 years ‘experience in Procurement & Project Management
    • Mastery of IT tools and data bases
    • Knowledge of various MRP systems, esp. SAP R3
    • Good knowledge of procurement tools and processes and international contract law
    • Business acumen, cost reduction mindset and financial management skills
    • Good communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent in negotiation
    • Claim Management skills
    • Ability to challenge stakeholders and family buyers
    • Six Sigma

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  • Project Financial Controller
    Regular Employment - Italie

    Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play. In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes. World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations. Together. Safer. Everywhere.

    Job Objective
    The Project Financial Controller at Thales will prepare the budget, actuals, variances and forecast.
    He/She will timely deliver accurate financial information.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Forecasting, budgeting, Control & Meeting attendance, financial variance analysis and reporting
    • To support Project Director and PMs on all financial issues
    • To analyze variances, actuals, commitments and calculate Project EAC with Work Package managers and PMs
    • To produce the consolidated dashboards and all other reports related to the Project
    • To validate all expenses and all Purchase Request forms of the Project in line with the budget
    • To contribute to Monthly Risk reviews, ensure that risks and opportunities are reflected at all levels in the reports and alert the management when needed
    • To prepare financial reviews with the Project Director and actively participate to the project reviews to ensure accurate and clear financial information and communication
    • To follow up and update on sales, invoicing & cash with the Project Director and the PMs
    • To contribute to bid preparation for all variation orders around the project, advising Bid Managers on all financial issues to guarantee reasonable and reliable CBB and margin
    • To support Sales team on price justification or payment terms negotiation with the Customer when needed
    • To support the Financial Controllers of the Thales entities involved in the Project

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    • Degree in Economics
    • 5 years’experience in controlling, preferably in long term projects
    • Good team player, willing to evolve in an international and dynamic environment
    • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
    • Italian mother tongue and fluency in English (both written and spoken)
    • Ability to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines
    • Availability to travel at short notice
    • Knowledge of OCM is a plus

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  • IS/IT Manager
    Regular Employment - Italie

    IS/IT Manager

    Job Objective

    The IS/IT Manager at Thales manages the activities linked to the Information System (IS) at Country level: applications, infrastructure and services for the operating processes of the company. He/She is responsible for: projects development and integration, operations, services and users support. Moreover, He/She is in charge of the development of the dedicated teams (organization, competences / skills, careers) and guarantees the coherent evolution of the entire Information System with respect to Country’s objectives, taking into account external and internal constraints (risks, costs, deadlines) and considering state-of-the-art technologies and industry standards when formulating the Group's standards, choices, and technical guidelines.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Guarantee, on his/her perimeter, the IS alignment with the IS strategy; contribute to the IS Master Plan in connection with business needs and deploy the Group IS solutions into the Country.
    • Develop, implement and maintain the specific applications and services by respecting the coherence of the IS architecture.
    • Measure and guarantee users' satisfaction, while making sure of the effectiveness and the control of the risks linked to IS.
    • Identify the required skills, allocate responsibilities to the various individual contributors and lead these contributors as a team. Schedule, co-ordinate and monitor the implementation of the teams' tasks and manage the budget.
    • Co-ordinate and track the implementation of activities and solution roadmaps.
    • Identify and track risks and opportunities and confirm the choices of architecture and technologies.
    • Allocate the means to ensure technological development and innovation.
    • Co-ordinate the recruitment and assignment of IS/IT specialists or experts.
    • Define the sub-contracting policy.
    • Specify and validate the standards, reference tables and IS/IT architecture target of his/her perimeter.
    • Define and propose the innovative solutions satisfying requirements while keeping up with technical standards and functional strategy of solutions/services.
    • Evaluate the functional and technological choices to ensure the best compromise between the businesses and technical requirements and the costs and risks control.
    • Assess the relevance and consistency of the project architectures with regard to the global architecture target and to the existing IS environment.
    • Make sure of the standardization and adequate re-use of delivered solutions architectures.
    • Contributes to the definition of the technical specifications and to the supplier choice for the solution/service realization.
    • Implement the Group IS governance, within his/her structure (Country), answering to businesses needs and contributing to efficient decisions.
    • Define and implement detailed governance rules within his/her structure.
    • Ensure the right implementation of 9.6 “Manage Information Systems” process of Chorus 2.0.
    • Define and follow up the structure’s IS function KPIs.
    • Propose and manage the IS budget of his/her perimeter.

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    • University Degree in IT or equivalent level of knowledge acquired through experience and training/development.
    • Previous experience in a similar position (at least 5 years).
    • Fluency in English (written and spoken). Fluency in French will be an added value.
    • Experience in IS/IT architecture and design.
    • Good oral and written communication skills with an ability to engage effectively with a range of stakeholders, both within and outside the organization.
    • Ability to negotiate, make decisions, manage time and resources effectively.
    • Integrity, assertiveness, high stress tolerance and willingness to work within an international integrated team/organization.

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  • Acquisition Project Manager (APM)
    Regular Employment - Italie


    JOB DESCRIPTION FORM

    ‘Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes.

    World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations.’
    Together. Safer. Everywhere.

    JOB OBJECTIVE
    To be the Purchasing interface for specific Bid/Project/Product, as Operational Manager, working in strict cooperation with PM team , to cover the Bid, Project and/or Product needs in a specific Domain, supporting all activities for project operations in the Site, from the bid phase until the end of the warranty period.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    Serving the Domain Bids, Project, Products:
    • Works in an integrated team with the BM/PM as unique interface for Purchasing activities
    • Apply and implement sourcing strategies defined by Family Buyers in Bids/Projects and share the results with relevant Family Buyers
    • Contributes to Make or Buy approach and defines the resulting acquisition plan
    • Manages and optimize the Purchasing Segment of the Purchasing Families strategies draws upon the work of the Segment/Family Purchasing officer
    • Identify Market innovation through advanced intelligence activities
    • Involve Suppliers in design upstream and optimizing risk sharing
    • Consolidates purchasing forecast by Product under medium term plans
    • Defines purchasing performance targets for the Segments/Families
    • Operationally managing Bid/Project/Product purchasing officers
    Manage purchase contracts for the projects & operations in the site
    • Bearing Contract responsibilities for all suppliers contract
    • Implement and follow up purchase contracts securing quality and timely deliveries
    • Encourage cross-functional collaboration during design and validation
    • Ensure supplier compliance with commercial and technical requirements
    Develop supplier ‘best in class’ performance
    • Commits to Purchasing performance (Total Cost of Ownership, Risks & Opportunities) in Bid and throughout the Project execution or the Products lifecycle.
    • Follow up in Project implementation supplier performance info transparency (delivery, quality, reliability)
    • Share cross-functional supplier performance in Bids/Projects inside the purchasing team (i.e. with relevant Family Buyers).
    • Contribute to Commodity and Family Buyers and the Purchasing Network in negotiations, claims and visits to Suppliers
    • Take advantage and promote with the BM/PM global suppliers as defined in the supplier strategy made in cooperation with the low cost country sourcing team and “Go to India”
    Manage cost reduction activities
    • Systematically perform competitive tendering to increase saving opportunities assuring flow down of Customer’s T&C involving relevant Family Buyer for Bid/Project Contract definition.
    • Be always focused on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) approach
    • Manage Project Material Estimate at Completion (EAC) incl. Risk & Opportunities
    • Capability to perform Value analisis and cost drivers identification


    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
    - University degree or equivalent through experience, management experience, complemented by a demonstrated track record of success
    - 3 years’ experience in Procurement & Project Management
    - Technical background skills
    - Mastery of IT tools and data bases
    - Communication, presentation skills
    - Knowledge in various MRP systems, esp. SAP R3
    - Six Sigma
    - Highly developed negotiation skills
    - Knowledge of procurement tools and processes
    - Knowledge in international contract law
    - Claim Management skills
    - Cost reduction mindset
    - Financial management skills
    - Advanced English
    - Nice to have: German & French
    - Availability to travel frequently

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  • Project Safety Manager- Transportation-
    Regular Employment - Italie

    ‘Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play. In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes.

    World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations.’
    Together. Safer. Everywhere.


    Job Objective:
    The candidate will work for the Transportation projects, where the safety of people and environment is a key element of the project. The candidate at Thales will manage Safety activities along the project lifecycle, in an international environment and for relevant Thales Projects, in order to get the final system approval by the customer, the ISA (Independent Safety Assessor) and in general any Safety Authority in charge of the solution safety approval.

    Key Responsibilities:
    She/he will:
    • be responsible for all technical safety activities: identifying and analyzing the Safety requirements (Contractual and System Requirements), defining the safety strategy, allocating the Safety requirements to the subsystem components, assuring their implementation in the solutions, and interfacing the Relevant Safety Authority for the project.
    • be responsible for the conformity to Safety requirements, and to provide the final evidence of their fulfillment;
    • plan, control and coordinate all project Safety activities;
    • understand the basic safety concepts and safety design principles (checked-redundant, diversity, fail-safe, safety integrity, common mode and common cause failures, etc).
    • ensure SIL requirements and their allocation to subsystems/components, providing the risk analysis if necessary;
    • provide hazard log management, including consolidation of hazards, traceability to requirements, design, verification and validation evidence;
    • assure Safety requirements during the deployment/installation and site acceptance activities;
    • define in the Safety Plan the technical activities to be performed during the project, and propose the relevant organization according to the CENELEC norms;
    • be the main technical interface in front of the Safety Authority (ISA or customer);
    • participate to Program/Project Meetings (internal and external: with the Customer, Thales subcontractors and other entities) when scheduled and/or requested;
    • give evidence that the solution meets the defined Safety requirements from a quantitative and a qualitative point of view;
    • enforce the proposed evidence of safety with reference to different standards, if needed, as MIL-HDB and IEC.
    • allocates and co-ordinates the resources working on Safety project activities;
    • give evidence of the fulfillment of the Norms requirements in relation to the V&V activities;
    • provide the solution Safety Case according to the CENELEC standard (Generic Application, Specific Application, Generic Product);
    • support the Project Manager in preparing the Safety delivery;
    • evaluate from a safety point of view all the technical documentation to be submitted to the Customer;
    • define main criteria for the safety acceptance of the solution.


    Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
    • Master Degree in Electronic, Telecommunication or Computer Science Engineering
    • Fluency in Italian and English
    • Proven experience in the safety assurance of systems in projects for Italian Railways market or preferably in metro/urban solution in an international environment
    • Proven knowledge of Applicable Norms and Regulations for Italian Railway environment and in general for the international metro and tramway environment (CENELEC, STI, IEC)
    • Min. 7 years’ experience in the safety management of Safety Critical/Related Transportation programs/projects
    • Able to build manage effectively the relationship with Customer and Supplier
    • Experience in safety assurance of system/solutions in international environment

    Technical skills:
    Knowledge of Safety analysis methodologies, related Norms and tools:
    • Safety Techniques: Functional Analysis, FMECA, FTA,SCIL, DRACAS, PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, O&SHA, Hazard Log, Safety Case, HAZOP;
    • Communication, SCADA and Signalling systems including ATP/ATC systems;
    • Reliability software as Reliasoft, Isograph, or other;
    • RAMS documentation and Lifecycle according to CENELEC 50126;
    • Risk evaluation, Safety Management and SIL apportionment according CENELEC 50129;
    • Methodologies for SW Verification and Validation according to CENELEC 50128.

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  • Tirocinio Hardware Engineer
    Internship / Placement - Italie

    ‘Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play. In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes.

    World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations.’
    Together. Safer. Everywhere.


    JOB OBJECTIVE:
    Scopo dello Stage è la formazione di Laureato in Ingegneria Elettronica o delle Telecomunicazioni, per la progettazione, sviluppo e messa in produzione di apparati sia di bordo sia di terra per il Tramway Management & Control System (TM&CS).
    Lo Stage è basato su percorsi formativi specifici atti a formare personale tecnico su ciò che riguarda il ciclo di vita dei prodotti utilizzati nel TM&CS dal design fino alla produzione e certificazione secondo le norme vigenti.
    Lo Stagista sarà inserito in un gruppo di progetto costituito e operante nel settore di destinazione iniziale.
    I meccanismi di apprendimento consistono in opportuni training formativi e, prevalentemente, affiancamento su progetti (training on the job) sotto la guida di un tutor aziendale esperto.


    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Il tirocinante dovrà acquisire conoscenze teoriche e pratiche per la progettazione, sviluppo e certificazioni di prodotti per sistemi in ambito Trasporti.
    Ciò comporterà lo sviluppo di competenze base sulle normative che regolano i prodotti in ambito trasporti, sul progetto e sviluppo di prodotti (tools di schematica, gestione liste parti, simulazione circuitale ecc.) e sulla documentazione necessaria per la produzione dell’apparato.
    Alla fine del percorso formativo la persona avrà acquisito le conoscenze di base per poter dai requisiti di prodotto fare uno studio di fattibilità, individuare la componentistica necessaria, progettare, sviluppare, certificare il prodotto per renderlo producibile.

    L’obiettivo è l’acquisizione di conoscenza di:
    -Architettura di un sistema TM&CS.
    -Principi base di funzionamento di un sistema TM&CS.
    -Principi base di progettazione apparati
    -Metodologie di sviluppo e debug apparati
    -Utilizzo tools schematica e simulazione circuiti elettronici.
    -Normative di riferimento (qualità, standard internazionali, ecc.)


    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
    -Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica o delle Telecomunicazioni
    -Buona conoscenza dei principali tools MS Office o equivalenti.
    -Conoscenza di base di linguaggi di programmazione (C, C++) e script programming (Linux shell).
    -Conoscenza di base di networking.
    -Conoscenza di Base tools di schematica (es. Orcad, Mentor).
    -Conoscenza di base tools di simulazione circuiti elettronici (es. Micro-Cap)
    -Attitudine al lavoro in team
    -Buona conoscenza della lingua inglese (scritto e parlato)

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  • Bid Manager ATM
    Regular Employment - Italie

    ‘Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play. In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes.

    World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations.’
    Together. Safer. Everywhere.

    JOB OBJECTIVE
    The Bid Manager is responsible for the development of high quality winning proposals for prospective customers. This entails the management of a multi-disciplined proposal team through the bid development process. It includes not only assuring that the appropriate inputs are obtained but also validating the accuracy and appropriateness of the data submitted. The Bid Manager will follow established company procedures in assembling the proposal and in obtaining the required approvals consistent with our validation process
    This job is by nature very transverse and requires excellent teamwork and leadership attitude
    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    Proactively manage a multi-disciplined team in the timely development and submission of contract-winning bids and proposals that include, among other items, Compliance Matrices, Program Master Schedules, Cost Estimate and Technical proposal.
    Work with the Sales Manager; develop and agree on a successful bid strategy for each bid/proposal. Convey this strategy to team members from all functional areas responsible for submitting costs and schedules in support of the bid.
    Define and gather all the requisite inputs from functional departments to support the generation of the bid and review and scrutinize those inputs to assure they are well-founded and that they accurately reflect the scope of work to be performed.
    Maintain a close and professional working relationship between all internal functional departments and any other BL’s with whom we work; promote an attitude of cooperation and solidarity in the responsible pursuit of new contracts and the expansion of our business
    Ensure that cost estimates are effectively reviewed to ensure competitive and winning pricing
    Support the Sales/Capture Lead in any customer negotiations and presentations

    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
    Education:
    Degree in Telecommunication engineering or similar.
    SKILLS
    • 4/5 years of experience in elaboration of Technical commercial proposals
    • Desirable knowledge in ATM market and products.
    • Team working ability
    • Flexibility
    • Organizational Skills
    • Result-oriented
    • Desirable excellent knowledge of excel
    Languages:
    English essential and French would be a plus.

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